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a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on the skin or a mucous membrane.
raspberry mark (strawberry mark) congenital hemangioma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mark

(mark),
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
[A.S. mearc]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mark

A general term for a spot or place on a body surface, which is indicated either naturally, as in a birthmark, or deliberately, as in the use of felt-tip marker by a surgeon planning a procedure.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mark

See Birthmark, Bite mark, Bookmark, Cervix mark, Chair's mark, Class mark, Earmark, Hourglass mark, Pockmark, Stork mark, Stretch mark.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mark

(mahrk)
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
2. Synonym(s): infundibulum (8).
[A.S. mearc]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about mark

Q. How to prevent Stretch Marks? I am pregnant and am starting to get Stretch Marks. How can I stop them?

A. Stretch Marks are hereditary and some women get it while others don't. There are special creams out there in order to prevent stretch marks, however I recommend you take a good moisturizing cream and rub it on your stomach and anywhere else that you need to, every night after the bath.

Q. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them? I have given birth to a baby boy recently….it is joyous time on Christmas Eve. This is my second baby. During my previous delivery I didn’t get any stretch mark but now. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them?

A. not all women get stretchmarks during pregnancy. some women get them without being pregnant.

Q. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used? I am in my 8 th month. Everything is going good. Just a worry came when I saw one woman having stretch marks. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used?

A. Hi , this is my 2nd baby. During the last pregnancy I had stretch marks. I have seen some ladies, who do not have at all. I met one woman with 4 children she did not have any. One of my friend; had in the very first pregnancy. There are creams available for use by pregnant woman before and after pregnancy to avoid stretch marks altogether.

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"It's not about me scoring more goals than anyone else so I was like, 'No problem - score, get yourself off the mark.' "It's better for the team if he gets himself off the mark and that's the way I look at it.
The Invincible Spirit filly only narrowly failed to get off the mark at the first time of asking and she made no mistake as odds-on favourite last time.
Alan Casey then doubled the home side's lead before Craig Henderson got Alnwick off the mark with two minutes to go.
Stockton were quick off the mark at the start of the second half and doubled their tally with a Matthew Cass goal 10 minutes after the restart.
Golden Arrow(3.40) has tackled some smart opposition this season and should get off the mark now that Weld lowers the colt's sights in the Cork Race.
Racing Post Ratings Steve Mason Morianour 1.45 Ludlow, nap Has twice run well off this mark since switching to fences and this looks a good opportunity for him to get off the mark.
Stork Technical Services got off the mark in division one, picking up their first points of the season in the sixth game - and edging opponents Churchtown FC closer to the relegation zone in the process after a OFF THE MARK: Stork Technical Services 1-1 draw.
PRESTON 1 HUDDERSFIELD 0 LEAGUE ONE CHRIS ROBERTSON admitted his relief at getting off the mark for Preston after a rough few weeks for the club.
JAWAAHER showed more than enough on her racecourse introduction to suggest she is capable of getting off the mark in the markstoddart.com International Designer Maiden Stakes at Lingfield.
RED KESTREL ran an eyecatching race when third on his racecourse debut and is fancied to get off the mark in the 100 Aker Woods Median Auction Maiden at Lingfield.
Primus Inter Pares, eighth in the Ayr Gold Cup for David Nicholls, finally got off the mark at the winter game in the JP Morgan Cazenove Maiden Chase at Catterick.
"It has taken her a while to get off the mark, but she has been a bit unlucky and on this evidence she wants a bit further," said Quinn, after the filly had seen off newcomer Monkey Madge by a length.